Fire damages Brighton tower block

Fire damaged a Brighton tower block and led to dozens of people being evacuated in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday 31 December). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service sent crews from Preston Circus, in Brighton, and Hove to tackle the blaze on the 16th floor. They were...
Posted On 31 Dec 2014 at 2:13 pm

Queen honours Brighton pier pair

The Queen has honoured two people with links to the West Pier in Brighton. Virginia Barnacle, 52, is one of the organisers of Paddle Round the Pier. She has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the New Year’s Honours List today. And former Brighton and Hove City Council chief...
Posted On 31 Dec 2014 at 2:00 pm

Hove woman banned after being caught drink driving twice in two months

A 46-year-old woman from Hove has been from the roads for three years after being caught drink driving for a second time in two months. Sally Crockford, of Hallyburton Road, Hove, was first seen driving on the wrong side of the A27 at Firle, Sussex Police said. She was weaving...
Posted On 31 Dec 2014 at 12:48 pm

Prime Minister praises Brighton volunteer for organising Hove beach huts advent calendar

The Prime Minister David Cameron has praised a Brighton priest for organising the Hove beach huts advent calendar. The Reverend Martin Poole, 55, the priest at St Luke’s Prestonville, in Brighton, was recognised with a Point of Light award from the Prime Minister. The awards are...
Posted On 31 Dec 2014 at 11:59 am

Brighton & Hove Albion: Hughton is new Seagulls boss

Former Norwich, Newcastle and Birmingham boss Chris Hughton has been named as the new manager of Brighton and Hove Albion. The ex-Tottenham defender becomes the fourth managerial appointment since Tony Bloom took over as club chairman in 2009. Nathan Jones, interim manager for...
Posted On 31 Dec 2014 at 9:34 am

Brighton woman reported missing in Cardiff

A Brighton woman has been reported missing in Cardiff. South Wales Police issued an appeal for information to help trace 29-year-old Glydisa Racane. She was last seen at about 3.30pm on Christmas Eve at an address in the Radyr area of Cardiff. The force said that she has not been...
Posted On 30 Dec 2014 at 6:08 pm

Hove hospice wins £50k from government

A hospice in Hove has won a £50,000 from the government to help people at the end of their lives. The Martlets, in Wayfield Avenue, Hove, has been awarded £53,813 by the Cabinet Office to help the hspice provide compassionate support to patients and their families. The money is...
Posted On 30 Dec 2014 at 6:00 pm

Main road into and out of Brighton closed after crash in icy weather

One of the main roads into and out of Brighton has been closed after a crash in icy conditions this morning (Tuesday 30 December). It was one of a number of incidents on the slippery road, according to Sussex Police. The force said: “Icy conditions have led to the closure of part...
Posted On 30 Dec 2014 at 5:46 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Nathan Jones don’t go too soon

By Tim Hodges In the past 96 or so hours, Albion interim manager Nathan Jones has done little to harm his chances of becoming permanent manager. Despite Albion’s lacklustre first half hour against Reading on Boxing Day, during which ex-Seagull and current Brighton resident...
Posted On 30 Dec 2014 at 7:24 am

Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls show cottage industry to beat Fulham.

Fulham 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 The Albion won only their fourth league game of the season as they beat Fulham, with goals from Adrian Colunga from a penalty and a second from substitute Solly March. Fulham’s Konstantinos Stafylidis chopped down Elliott Bennett as he...
Posted On 29 Dec 2014 at 10:04 pm
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